Some 1,360 visitors made their way through the doors of the Ericsson Exhibition Hall during the three-day exhibition in January.

Coming Of Age

Marking its 21st anniversary milestone this year, SPATEX returned to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in January and it didn’t disappoint. More than 100 exhibitors filled the show floor for the 2017 event, which was the first occasion in SPATEX’s history that the show has been held midweek. Some 1,360 visitors made their way through […]

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Portrait Pools scooped Gold in the Refurbishment Pool of the Year category, taking the company’s total to eight awards

SPATA Members On Top Form At Awards

Members of the Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association (SPATA) celebrated at the Ricoh Arena at the end of January, as the winners of the 2017 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards were announced. Some 21 companies were recognised in the awards presentation, which was attended by British Paralympian Swimmer, Ellie Simmonds OBE. Big winners […]

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BISHTA members celebrated their annual awards night at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in January.

Making A Difference

A hot tub installation for a youngster with cerebral palsy was the stand out project at this year’s BISHTA awards ceremony. Dayton Smith’s parents Jamie and Elaine were advised that a hot tub would benefit their son and, after fundraising, they ordered one from Leicester-based Hot Tub Suppliers. Dayton uses his new hot tub three […]

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SPATEX 2017 welcomed spa manufacturers and retailers from across the country

Best Foot Forward

SPATEX returned to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in January, bringing together some of the leading spa manufacturers and retailers from across the continent. Exhibitors went to great lengths to showcase a wide range of spa products and services at the three-day event. Among the stand-out exhibitors were Wellis, Villeroy & Boch, Passion Spas, GMT […]

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The UK’s leading water leisure show, SPATEX 2017, reports that sales of exhibition space are as buoyant as ever.

Business Buoyant For SPATEX Post Brexit

Despite fears of an economic downturn following Brexit, the UK’s leading water leisure show, SPATEX 2017, reports that sales of exhibition space are as buoyant as ever. “The exhibition attracts a significant proportion of international exhibitors, and fortunately the fears of an economic downturn have not translated into a reduction in sales,“ says Organiser Michele […]

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SPATEX 2017 will be a weekday show taking place from Tuesday January 31 to Thursday February 2 inclusive at the Ricoh Arena.

Strong Bookings For SPATEX 2017

Celebrating 21 years of success, the water leisure industry is making SPATEX the UK wet leisure event of the year. “We could not have wished for a better start to the year,” says SPATEX’s very happy organiser, Michele Bridle. “We are passionate about building on the success of the 2016 Show, which saw a 28 […]

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Oyster Pools & Leisure took home eight awards across BISHTA
and SPATA including the Peter Geekie Award for Retail Excellence.

Sweet Success For SPATA Members

Members of the Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association celebrated as their 2016 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards were held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry in January. The big winners of the night were Cresta Leisure who won The Dick Millward Trophy for Pool Contactor of the Year on the back of two Gold, […]

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Institute Reflects On Busy Quarter

Now entering its 38th year, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers enjoyed a busy last quarter of 2015, with technical seminars, filtration workshops and the AGM. John Cheek, FISPE, was inaugurated as the new ISPE President as Allen Wilson, FISPE completed his two year term of office. October also saw the retirement from the Institute […]

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Get The SPATEX Party Started

Celebrating its 20th anniversary and with the exhibition space sold out some two months early, SPATEX 2016 looks set to be the best ever. Over one hundred companies from the commercial and domestic pool and spa sectors will be exhibiting their latest products and services, encompassing all aspects of water leisure. The exhibition returns to […]

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Show Stopper

Returning to the Ricoh Arena for the second year in succession, SPATEX 2015 descended upon the Jaguar Exhibition Hall over the first weekend in February. More than 100 exhibitors took to the show floor, 30 per cent of which were new to the SPATEX arena, together presenting a vast array of products and expertise. “We […]

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